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"Black Hills Area" Top 5 Page for this destination Rapid City Things to Do Tip by Basaic

Rapid City Things to Do: 40 reviews and 64 photos

  Badlands National Park
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  • Legion Lake, Custer State Park - Rapid City
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There is so much to do in the Black Hills area that it is easy to overlook Rapid City (as I did). Use the town as a base for seeing: Badlands National Park; Wind Cave National Park; Mount Rushmore National Monument; Jewel Cave National Monument; Custer State Park; and maybe the nearby towns of Sturgis and Deadwood (although Sturgis is also a nice place to stay). I have since remedied this by spending some time in Rapid City in June 2015. So much to add.

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  • Updated Aug 7, 2015
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